In this volume, which follows the line of "Shared Care" titles, the reader is led through the ENT examination in general practice with separate sections on commonly seen problems of the ear, the nose, the mouth/throat, and ENT emergencies. As the concept of shared care implies, emphasis is placed on which complaints necessitate specialist referral.
Table of Contents
1. ENT examination in general practice (examination of the ear; examinati on of hearing; examination of the throat and neck; examination of the nose) 2. The ear (lesions of the external ear; otalgia; the discharging ear; hearing loss; aids to hearing; the dizzy patient; tinnitus; facial palsy) 3. The nose (epistaxis; the blocked nose; a 'runny' blocked nose (rhinitis); facial pain) 4. The mouth/throat (common lesions of the oral cavity; sore throat; snoring and sleep apnoea; dysphagia; hoarseness; stridor; neck lumps) 5. ENT emergencies (trauma to the ear; trauma to the nose; trauma to the throat; danger signs/symptoms in ENT) 6. Practical procedures in ENT 7. Shared care in practice: case studies